Survey says: Everyone likes living in Edina

Survey says: Everyone likes living in Edina

In a survey of more than 500 residents, released Monday, not a single person rated Edina’s quality of life as “poor.” In fact, 96 percent rated it as “good” or “excellent.”
West Metro
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Minneapolis soccer stadium land deal ends in silence

Deal expires on Mpls. site, but mayor and council president not giving up on landing team.
West Metro
August 31

Zimbabwe's first lady: 'Dentist who killed the lion must be left alone'

Grace Mugabe holds no official post with the government, leaving it uncertain whether her view of Cecil’s death would hold sway with her nation’s legal authorities.
South Metro
August 30

Worker died after fall into sewage tank at Belle Plaine city facility

A worker who fell into a sewage tank and died has been identified as a 56-year-old man from Belle Plaine.Jerome R. Connolly was killed Aug.…
West Metro
August 29

Lion trophies just a drop in vast exotic species trade

Vulnerable but coveted, animals and plants at risk of being endangered are traded into the U.S. every year, and it’s completely legal.
West Metro
August 29

Time nearly up for Minneapolis soccer stadium land

Owner of industrial site says he has “no interest” in selling to Minnesota United after Monday’s deadline
West Metro
August 29

Edina City Council is howling over last-minute demands in dog park deal

The Edina City Council is howling after a long-negotiated land deal hit a last-minute snag. The council is upset at the city of Minneapolis, which…
West Metro
August 29
A construction worker walks past Dome Souvenirs, which is surrounded b...

Sports souvenir shop next to Metrodome is moving St. Louis Park

Sporting goods store that sat next to old Metrodome is moving.
West Metro
August 29

West metro police blotter

CHASKA WEEK OF AUG. 10 Suspicious activity: Someone called police to report seeing circles of lights in the sky and thinking it was a…
West Metro
August 29

West metro briefs: FBI analyst to speak to Republican seniors

Jon Watson, an intelligence analyst for the FBI, will speak to the Republican Seniors of Minnesota on Tuesday, Sept. 1. His topic will be “The…
West Metro
August 29

Kristin Asher is new public works director in Richfield

Richfield’s new public works director has a big job to do — make that several big jobs — but she’s eager to tackle them. Kristin…
West Metro
August 29

Change ahead for Chaska's golf course restaurant

The city hopes to continue the Town Course Grille's success at drawing nongolfing diners.
West Metro
August 29

Health beat: Life Time Fitness in St. Louis Park bets on full body scanning

  Vicki Pertiet didn’t need a fancy X-ray to tell her she was overweight, or that she didn’t like her jeans size. But the color-coded…
West Metro
August 27

Cities enter second round of Southwest light-rail talks

A second round of public hearings on the planned Southwest light-rail line began Thursday with a mix of concerns over environmental disruption and safety hazards…
West Metro
August 27

DLC plans luxury apartments for Edina

A Florida developer wants to make a small corner of Edina more pedestrian-friendly with its apartment proposal.
West Metro
August 27
At Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, 60 flights have been ca...

68% more passengers expected to use already strained MSP by 2035

But consultant says estimate of a 68% leap is overblown.
Local
August 27

New air traffic pattern tests to begin at MSP Friday

The FAA is making adjustments after suspending one traffic pattern last month, will check noise impacts.
Variety
August 26

Cecil the lion's killer inspires gruesome costume for Halloween

The seller goes on to describe Walter Palmer’s bow-and-arrow conquering of Cecil as the year’s “most controversial killing.”
West Metro
August 26

Minnesota cities get aggressive in fight against flushable wipes

The popularity of flushable wipes has forced city officials to defend themselves aggressively against homeowners who seek payment for damages from sewer backups caused by wipes and other “rags.”
West Metro
August 26

Protest seeks to block Medicare policy changes on prosthetics payments

They say proposed changes would prevent technology from getting to those in need.
West Metro
August 26

Man who killed himself in Hennepin County jail was the second suicide at the facility since it opened

The death of the man who killed himself in the Hennepin County jail this week was the second suicide at the facility since it opened…